Renal cell carcinoma
Carcinoma; Malignancy; Neoplasm; Oncology; Tumor
The most common type of kidney cancer. It begins in the lining of the renal tubules in the kidney. The renal tubules filter the blood and produce urine. Also called hypernephroma.
A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs. Sarcoma is cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. Leukemia is cancer that starts in blood-forming tis...
Renal Cell Cancer as related to Cancer
- Renal Cell Cancer Treatment (PDQ®) - National Cancer ...
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of renal cell cancer.
- Kidney Cancer Home Page - National Cancer Institute
Information about kidney cancer treatment, clinical trials, research, statistics, and other topics from the National Cancer Institute.
- Renal cell carcinoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renal_cell_carcinoma
Renal Cell Cancer - WebMD
Renal cell cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the kidney. Renal cell cancer (also called kidney cancer or renal adenocarcinoma ...
- Renal Cell Cancer - eMedicineHealth
The kidneys are a pair of organs located just above the waist on either side of the backbone. Their job is to filter excess water and waste products from the blood.
- Renal cell carcinoma - National Library of Medicine ...
Primo Lara, MD, of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, counts down the top five successes and disappointments in the past 20 years of renal cancer research.
- Renal Cell Cancer | 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium ...
Track: Renal Cell Cancer - Meeting: 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
- Renal cell carcinoma: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Causes. Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. It occurs most often in men ages 50 to 70. The exact cause is …